Wednesday Sports Update – Rangers Even Series With Astros
(Arlington, TX) — Joey Gallo singled home two runs in the seventh to break a tie and send the Rangers to a 6-4 win over the Astros in Arlington. Asdrúbal Cabrera belted a two-run homer in the second inning off Justin Verlander. José Leclerc pitched a spotless ninth for his second save. Texas left-hander Mike Minor will be on the mound tonight against Houston. Our pregame broadcast begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
MLB National League
Milwaukee Brewers 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Philadelphia Phillies 8, Washington Nationals 2
New York Mets 6, Miami Marlins 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, San Diego Padres 5
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, San Francisco Giants 5
MLB American League
Detroit Tigers 3, New York Yankees 1
Baltimore Orioles 2, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Texas Rangers 6, Houston Astros 4
Minnesota Twins 5, Kansas City Royals 4 (10 INN)
Oakland Athletics 1, Boston Red Sox 0
Seattle Mariners 2, Los Angeles Angels 1
Tampa Bay Rays 4, Colorado Rockies 0
>>Rockets Overthrow Kings
(Sacramento, CA) — James Harden tossed in 36 points, including seven treys, and doled out 10 assists to lead the Rockets to a 130-105 win over the Kings in Sacramento. The Rockets connected on 26 three-pointers to tie their NBA record. Eric Gordon and Danuel House Jr. each contributed 19 points to the win. Houston won its third straight. The Rockets will play the Clippers tonight in Los Angeles.
>>Spurs Ride DeRozan Past Hawks
(San Antonio, TX) — DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 29 points to carry the Spurs to a 117-111 win over the Hawks in San Antonio. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio, which has beaten Atlanta 21 straight times at home. The Spurs are 31-and-9 at home this season and 45-and-33 overall. Kent Bazemore led Atlanta with 26 points off the bench. Alex Len added 21 points for the Hawks, who have lost two-of-three to slip to 28-and-50 on the year.
>>Westbrook Makes History As Thunder Strike Lakers
(Oklahoma City, OK) — Russell Westbrook put up a historic triple-double as the Thunder struck the Lakers 119-103 in Oklahoma City. Westbrook recorded 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists and became just the second player in NBA history to tally a 20-20-20 game. Wilt Chamberlain accomplished the feat in 1968. Westbrook dedicated the performance to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was gunned down in Westbrook’s hometown of Los Angeles on Sunday.
Oklahoma City Thunder 119, Los Angeles Lakers 103
San Antonio Spurs 117, Atlanta Hawks 111
Houston Rockets 130, Sacramento Kings 105
Golden State Warriors 116, Denver Nuggets 102
>>Mavericks Hosting Timberwolves Tonight
(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks will be aiming for their third straight victory tonight when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dallas has not won three in a row since December 8th-through-12th. The Mavericks have four games left after tonight.
>>Stars Clinch Playoff Spot, Top Flyers
(Dallas, TX) — Alexander Radulov scored two goals and doled out two assists as the Stars defeated the Flyers 6-2 in Dallas to wrap up a playoff berth. Jason Dickinson, Esa Lindell, Tyler Pitlick and Blake Comeau also lit the lamp for Dallas. The Stars have 91 points to reach the postseason for the first time since 2016. The Stars will conclude the regular season with a Friday game in Chicago and Saturday against the Wild at home.
Boston Bruins 6, Columbus Blue Jackets 2
Nashville Predators 3, Buffalo Sabres 2
Detroit Red Wings 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Montreal Canadiens 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
Carolina Hurricanes 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 1
Minnesota Wild 5, Winnipeg Jets 1
Dallas Stars 6, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Colorado Avalanche 6, Edmonton Oilers 2
Los Angeles Kings 3, Arizona Coyotes 1
Vancouver Canucks 4, San Jose Sharks 2
>>Alliance Of American Football Suspends Operations
(San Francisco, CA) — Just eight weeks into its inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football is suspending operations. League owner Tom Dundon, who also owns the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, made the decision less than two months after investing 250-million-dollars in the league. It’s unclear if the league is done for good, or if it might resume play.
>>Frogs Fall To Longhorns In NIT Final Four
(New York, NY) — TCU fell 58-44 to Big-12 rival Texas in a NIT Final Four game. Kerwin Roach the Second led the Longhorns with 23 points. Alex Robinson had 12 points for TCU, which beat Texas twice during the regular season. Texas advances with a 20-and-16 record to play Lipscomb in the title game tomorrow night. The Frogs end the season with a 23-and-14 record.
Lipscomb Bisons 71, Wichita State Shockers 64 (NIT Semifinals at New York, NY)
Texas Longhorns 58, TCU Horned Frogs 44 (NIT Semifinals at New York, NY)
Marshall Thundering Herd 80, Hampton Pirates 78 (CIT Semifinals at Huntington, WV)
Green Bay Phoenix 87, Texas Southern Tigers 86 (OT) (CIT Semifinals at Green Bay, WI)
>>Texas Tech Going To Final Four
(Lubbock, TX) — Texas Tech is bound for Minneapolis and its first Final Four appearance in school history. The Red Raiders will meet Michigan State in a semifinal game Saturday. Tech is led by Lubbock-native Jarrett Culver. The winner will face the Auburn and Virginia winner in the national championship game. Tech defeated number-one seed Gonzaga 75-69 in Anaheim to win the West Regional. Our Final Four coverage begins Saturday afternoon at 3:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
>>Lady Bears Are Going To Final Four
(Waco, TX) — Number-one ranked Baylor is bound for the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa. The Lady Bears have won their first four games in the tournament by at least 25 points. This is Baylor’s first Final Four trip since 2012 when it won the national championship. The Lady Bears are 35-and-1 and will meet Oregon in the semifinals Friday night. Notre Dame and UConn round out the Final Four.